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Agave May Spur Bone Growth, Fight Disease

Guanajuato, Mexico—Agave plants contain substances called “fructans” that may help prevent or improve existing osteoporosis and provide other health benefits, according to research. New...

Flaxseed Leads to Lower Cholesterol in Men

Ames, IA—A study completed at Iowa State University’s Nutrition and Wellness Center found that a diet supplemented with flaxseed significantly lowered high cholesterol levels...

Green Employees Earn a little Extra Green

Pajaro, CA—SunRidge Farms, maker of natural and organic dried fruit, nuts, seeds, candies, and trail and snack mixes, has a new green initiative. The...

2010 Retailer of the Year Announced

Portland, OR—New Seasons Market, based here, was chosen as the 2010 WholeFoods Magazine Retailer of the Year. Founded in 1999 by three families whose...

Fish Oil Saga Continues at SupplySide East

Secaucus, NJ— The plaintiffs in a California lawsuit against fish oil makers made waves at SupplySide East, held here in late April, with a...

Organic Products Still Hot, Despite Cold Economic Climate

Greenfield, MA—The United States saw a spike in organic product sales in 2009, although the economy continued to ail, according to the Organic Trade...

Natural MarketPlace Convention Focused on Education

Las Vegas, NV—This June 10 to 12, the 73rd annual Natural MarketPlace convention will be the place for natural products retailers and suppliers to...

FDA Seeks Data about Front-of-Package Labeling

Rockville, MD—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is currently asking for comments and data based on its new front-of-package nutrition labeling plan. In...

People News (June 2010)

The Organic Trade Association of Greenfield, MA gave its 2010 Public Servant Award to Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson. James Leahey has joined Clinton, MI-based Eden...

Newsbriefs (June 2010)

Earthcycle Packaging and Sunset Foods (an Illinois-based retailer) joined up to offer shoppers a variety of produce packaged in compostable material such as Earthcycle’s...